|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2009-141|
|Date Published:||28 Jul 2009|
|Last Updated:||23 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most widely used Internet browser.A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Internet Explorer handles table operations in specific situations. When Internet Explorer handles table operations in specific situations, it may corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the logged-on user.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer HTML objects memory corruption (MS09-034)